Saturday, September 19, 2009

Donate While You Book Your Ticket

New Airline-Ticket Tax to Aid the Developing World
By Peter Gumbel / Paris Friday, Sep. 18, 2009
"Starting next January, whenever you buy an airline ticket at a travel agency or online, there'll be a new question to answer before you hand over your credit card: Would you be willing to donate $2 to help fight HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in Africa? ...It will be formally announced in New York City on Sept. 23 on the fringes of the U.N. General Assembly, and accompanied by a marketing blitz.",8599,1924470,00.html?cnn=yes

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